5 Japanese-themed Iftars to try during Ramadan in the UAE

5 Japanese-themed Iftars to try during Ramadan in the UAE

Check out these great options from around the country.

UP by 3Fils

At 3Fils, guests can choose from two six-course set menus for Iftar.

The first set menu, which costs Dh320, starts with zaatar Tai snapper, followed by tofu hummus with A5 Wagyu. Next, guests can savor the mouthwatering yakitori served with baba ganoush, followed by a course of crab croquette topped with harissa orzo and caviar. The main course consists of Hokkaido scallops with truffle tagliatelle, followed by a white chocolate tart with pistachio for dessert.

The second set menu, priced at Dh550, offers a starter of lobster and pear salad, followed by A5 Wagyu tacos. Charcoal-grilled yakitori and Hokkaido scallops in the shell come next. For the main course, guests will be served A5 Wagyu with mashed potato, followed by a chocolatey tart for dessert. These menus are available daily during Ramadan, but pre-booking is essential.

To book a table, call 04 3334003. 3Fils is located at Shop 02, Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Al Urouba St, Dubai.

Sumo Sushi & Bento

Indulge in revitalizing Japanese cuisine and flavors this Ramadan with special menus that can be shared with your family, friends, and loved ones. Premium dates are included in all three hearty options.

The Iftar platter is accompanied by two complimentary Miso soups and two iced teas. The Ramadan meal for two consists of edamame, teriyaki chicken, steamed rice, yakiudon, two servings of miso soup, and cucumber crabstick salad, as well as four pieces of prawn tempura and chicken gyoza.

The Ramadan family meal comprises three servings of miso soup, yakiudon, and salad with edamame, two servings of salmon nigiri, and seared garlic salmon, as well as four pieces of prawn tempura, crunchy crazy, crunchy California, and eight pieces of sweet potato crunch.

These offers are available for both dine-in and delivery.


This restaurant offers a delightful Iftar menu with a mix of traditional Ramadan favorites and Japanese-Peruvian cuisine, all while providing stunning views of Dubai Creek.

For Dh200, diners can savor traditional Ramadan staples like dates and yoghurt milk, as well as the renowned white miso soup, followed by an array of savory appetizers, such as Spicy Tuna Maki and Wagyu Taquitos, among others.

Moreover, guests can select from a variety of main courses, including an organic baby chicken platter, steak, or fried rice platter with mushroom and eggs, with a special side dish to complement each.

To end the meal on a sweet note, guests can opt for one of four dessert options, including the Tres Leches Rose Kintsugi, a delectable three-milk rose cake soaked in a rich rose-flavored sauce and topped with pink whipped cream, all for Dh35.


For Dh129, you can indulge in a specially curated three-course menu of traditional Japanese dishes at this exclusive restaurant.

The Ramadan menu is available for dine-in, takeaway, and delivery, offering guests a choice of either spicy or regular miso soup and an appetizer from a selection of Edamame, Vegetable Gyoza, Midori Salad, Kani Salad, Crispy Salted Calamari, and Dynamite Shrimp. The main course options include Fried Chicken Katsu with Steamed Rice, Spicy Sesame Chicken Noodles, Salmon Teriyaki, Beef Noodles, Cooked 18 and Sunset, along with a dessert of either mochi or fresh fruit salad. Don't miss out on this incredible dining experience.

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant

This restaurant is offering an exquisite Iftar menu consisting of 12 delectable courses showcasing the best of Japanese cuisine.

The meal starts with the traditional Emirati dates at sunset, followed by a journey through Japanese cuisine, beginning with Hosomaki, Chu-Toro with Leeks, and Kobe Edamame seared in wagyu fat with shichimi togarashi and truffle, followed by the comforting Capumiso Soup with truffled tofu foam.

The meal continues with the daring Wagyu Gyozas and Tiger Prawn Tempura with secret spicy cream sauce, as well as a variety of bite-sized delicacies such as Toro Flambé Nigiri, Tomato Emulsion, Seabass Flambé Nigiri with 99 Truffle Sauce, King Crab Gunkan with Avocado, and Foie & Truffle Nigiri.

The grand finale features the new individual robata grill, which smokes up the celebration with Corn-Fed Chicken, Honey Gochujang Glazed, Chicken Skin Chicharron, Leeks, and Jalapeno Sauce, paired with a Yakimeshi of Assorted Vegetables and Quail Egg Yolk Macerated in Soy.

To cleanse the palate and end the meal on a sweet note, diners can enjoy a delicate Mochi Ice Cream.

This incredible dining experience is priced at Dh235 and is available at Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria Al Maryah Island, and The Address Downtown.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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